[CentOS] Samba HOWTO wiki bug: chcon samba_share_t

Fri May 4 23:13:38 UTC 2018
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 05/04/2018 12:03 PM, Warren Young wrote:
> …there is a command down in section 2 that gives an error here on CentOS 7:
>      $ sudo semanage fcontext –at samba_share_t /path/to/share
>      …noise noise noise…
>      semanage: error: unrecognized arguments: samba_share_t /path/to/share

What is "noise" exactly?  I don't get errors from that command:

# semanage fcontext -at samba_share_t /srv/samba

> That and the following restorecon command can be replaced by a single shorter command, which also fixes the symptom:

As others pointed out, chcon is not a replacement for registering a 
persistent file context.